Articles By Melissa Sanchez, ProPublica

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Throws Out 23,000 Duplicate Tickets Issued Since 1992 To Motorists Who Didn’t Have Vehicle Stickers

Motorists in black and low-income neighborhoods see the highest rate of ticketing for vehicle sticker violations, including duplicates.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago City Clerk Calls For Reforms Of Vehicle Sticker Program

Anna Valencia proposed creating city sticker options so low-income drivers can afford to be in compliance and avoid costly tickets.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

What’s The City Of Chicago Doing About Its Problem With Duplicate Sticker Tickets?

Seven weeks after the city pledged to address the issue, drivers are still on the hook — and now Chicago’s ticketing practices are becoming an issue in the mayor’s race.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Records Reveal ‘Lax’ Supervision, Sexual Activity at Chicago-Area Shelters Housing Immigrant Children

Newly obtained documents provide details on troubling incidents, including children having sex in a TV room and two girls running away on a museum field trip.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Hiked Cost Of City Sticker Violations To Boost Revenue, Driving Low-Income, Black Motorists Into Debt

Now, a former official regrets the move and wants the city to revisit it. Some policies, she said, are “terrible.”

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Three City Sticker Tickets On The Same Car In 90 Minutes?

Chicago has issued 20,000 duplicate city sticker tickets since 2007. City officials are now looking at whether this violates a city ordinance and say motorists might be in for a refund.